The Role Of Religious Bodies In The Peace Building Process Of The Intra-Islamic Conflicts In Wa

ABSTRACT

This study examines the role of religious bodies in the peace building process of the intra-Islamic conflicts in Wa. The objective was to find out generally, the main causes of the intra-Islamic conflicts in Wa and how religious bodies play a role in the peace building processes. A sample size of 100 respondents from predominantly Muslim settlements in Wa were contacted. Some Muslim leaders and scholars were also interviewed for their views and opinions. Questionnaires were given to respondents and they were guided on how to fill them when necessary. The questionnaire sought to find out from respondents the causes of intra-Islamic conflicts in Wa, the effect of these conflicts, which religious groups were involved in peace building in Wa and what measures are in place to ensure successful peace-building process in Wa. The respondents were given enough time to react to all the 17 items on the questionnaire.

The research finding indicates that intra-Islamic conflicts in Wa was a problem and certain religious bodies have being ensuring that peace exist in Wa. Religious tolerance and co-operation were observed as ingredients for peace in Wa. Also state institutions like the Regional Peace Advisory Council, the Ghana Police Service and the Wa Municipal Assembly have being complementing the role of religious bodies in the implementation of peace building measures in Wa.

The study recommends the cultivation of religious tolerance among the leaders and followers of the various Islamic sects in Wa. This will forge close ties and thereby help the consolidation of peace in Wa. Such a development would help cement the cordial relations currently existing between the Islamic sects in Wa.

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APA

SALIH, H (2021). The Role Of Religious Bodies In The Peace Building Process Of The Intra-Islamic Conflicts In Wa. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-religious-bodies-in-the-peace-building-process-of-the-intra-islamic-conflicts-in-wa

MLA 8th

SALIH, HAFIZ "The Role Of Religious Bodies In The Peace Building Process Of The Intra-Islamic Conflicts In Wa" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-religious-bodies-in-the-peace-building-process-of-the-intra-islamic-conflicts-in-wa. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

SALIH, HAFIZ . "The Role Of Religious Bodies In The Peace Building Process Of The Intra-Islamic Conflicts In Wa". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-religious-bodies-in-the-peace-building-process-of-the-intra-islamic-conflicts-in-wa >.

Chicago

SALIH, HAFIZ . "The Role Of Religious Bodies In The Peace Building Process Of The Intra-Islamic Conflicts In Wa" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-religious-bodies-in-the-peace-building-process-of-the-intra-islamic-conflicts-in-wa